Porter County Parks Briefs, December 22, 2014

rot1Winter Lights Drive Thru
Every Evening Now-Jan. 1st, 5-9:30pm, Sunset Hill Farm, FREE (Donations Accepted)

Come enjoy the beauty of the dazzling Winter Lights that have become a holiday tradition throughout Porter County and beyond! The drive through is filled with countless light displays providing winter fun and wonder for the whole family!

Weekly Open Studio with Acrylics
Thursdays, 6-8pm and Saturdays 10-12pm, Sunset Hill Farm, $5

Beginners will learn basic painting techniques from an experienced painter. Seasoned artists are welcome to come and bring their own ideas for projects. All supplies provided.

Snow Shoe Rentals
January-February, Mondays 8am-2pm and Fridays 8am-12pm, Sunset Hill Farm, $5 for 4 hour rental

Enjoy the winter beauty of Sunset Hill Farm by strapping on some snowshoes and taking a hike through the great outdoors. Adult sizes are available on a first come, first served basis. Photo ID required

Acrylic Painting at South Haven Public Library
1st Monday of the Month, January 5th, 6-8pm, South Haven Public Library, $10

All skill levels are welcome to attend this art class under the guidance of our experienced instructor. All supplies will be provided.

Acrylic Painting at Hebron Public Library
Tuesday, Jan. 6 th & 20th, 11am-1pm, Hebron Public Library, $10

All skill levels are welcome to join us the first and third Tuesday of each month as we work through various painting projects. All supplies will be provided.

Senior Hike-“He Who Howls”
Wednesday, Dec. 17th, 3:30-4:30pm, Sunset Hill Farm, FREE

Sunset Hill is home to many coyotes. Join our Park Naturalist as we discuss how they almost disappeared, returned and are now forces to be reckoned with in Northwest Indiana!

Evening Escapade
Wednesday, Dec. 17th, 6-7pm, Sunset Hill Farm, FREE

Even though winter is here, there are still many things to see and do with the great outdoors! We will explore things you can only see in the winter or at night now that our days are shorter!

Couch to Foot Pursuit 5k Training
Saturdays, Jan. 10th-Feb. 28th, 8-9am, Sunset Hill Farm, $55

No running experience necessary! Join our certified running coach and experienced trail trunner to prep for the race on Saturday, March 7th. The program fee includes race registration and t-shirt, weekly training schedule, check-ins, workout tips and motivational emails.

Young Artists at Sunset Hill
2nd Saturday of the Month, Jan. 10th, 1-2pm, Sunset Hill, $8

Youth painting instruction for all skill levels. Participants will create and take home their project the same day!